Monthly Archives: October 2017

#OnThisDay: Martin Luther and the Reformation

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. On this day in 1517, Martin Luther nailed Ninety-Five Theses at Schlosskirche in Wittenberg in the Holy Roman Empire, in present-day Germany (Editors of Encyclop√¶dia Britannica, … Continue reading

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Love at War

*Post written by Brady Bolinger, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Miss Mary, I take the pleasure of writing you a few times, though I fear the liberty I have taken will not meet with your approbation, … Continue reading

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#OnThisDay: Ray Ryan Murder

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. On this day in 1977, Evansville and the Mob had a violent encounter because one person: Ray Ryan. Ryan was a local oilman and had his … Continue reading

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#ArchivesFest Sneak Peek: Historical Artifacts

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. *PowerPoint created by Maggie Scully, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. On the final day of ArchivesFest, we are going to show off … Continue reading

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#ArchivesFest Sneak Peek: Historical Documents

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. *PowerPoint created by Maggie Scully, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Do you enjoy learning about local, national, and international history? We are … Continue reading

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